Flying of aerial vehicles banned in Delhi till August 15

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New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Flying of aerial vehicles like quadcopters, paragliders, and hot-air balloons in Delhi has been banned till the Independence Day celebrations on August 15 due to the terror threat, Delhi Police said on Monday.

“… certain criminal/anti-social elements or terrorists… may pose a threat to the safety of the general public, dignitaries, and vital installations by the use of sub-conventional aerial platforms,” a police statement said.

The list of aerial platforms banned also includes para-motors, hang-gliders, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, microlight aircraft, remotely-piloted and small-powered aircraft, apart from parajumping from aircraft.

–IANS

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